Senior Manager, APAC LZA Technology Development

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Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Pudong New District, SH, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   


  • Ensure APAC technology development team is developing products and claims that provide sustainable value for Lubrizol and our customers.
  • Manage the regional development portfolio and deliver solutions with winning value propositions
  • Support the development / refresh of APAC technology roadmap and associated local capabilities
  • Cultivate innovation and develop people by creating a transparent and collaborative work environment that explores value-added ideas from across the entire enterprise.


  • Ensure that safety is foremost in the minds of the team, that we adhere to our ethical standards and the cultural beliefs are manifest in the actions of the leader and the team
  • Leading region’s formulator team for Transportation including engine oils, driveline, and future mobilities to develop and deliver regional solutions for business growth. 
  • Monitor emission, carbon regulations, translate to impact to future lubricant requirements.
  • Influence OEM and Industry specification, advocate for high performing solutions.
  • Lead technical qualification of localization components to enhance BCP
  • Identify unique local components and leverage for product development.
  • Develop local vendor additive knowledge and monitor IP and incorporate in LZ’s IP strategy
  • Provide feedback on new testing and research capabilities needed for APAC market
  • Ensure compliance with product development and commercialization best practices
  • Develop team capabilities and succession plans, enhance local development capabilities.
  • Deploy people and DTE to support aligned APAC growth strategy
  • Global alignment with Transportation formulation team, Research, Development team, share knowledge and best practices.
  • Monitor regulations and advocate for market upgrade.



  • Education Background - BSc Chemist, Chemical or Mechanical Engineer minimum.  Masters or PhD preferred
  • Skills - Experience in leading a team, Strategic thinking, Commercial acumen
  • Other Experiences: Lubricant or related chemical industry preferred. Proven communication skills both written and verbal.

Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities. 

We work with a relentless commitment to operate safely and responsibly, keeping safety, sustainability, ethics, and compliance at the forefront of everything we do. The well-being of our employees, customers and communities is paramount to our culture and in the way we approach our work.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic. 

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